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Cod liver oil vs Cod - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cod liver oil
Cod liver oil contains less Sodium (difference - 54mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cod
Cod is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cod
Cod is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
Cod
Cod is cheaper (difference - $3.7)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cod
Cod is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 22.477g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cod
Cod is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 527mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (0)

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Cod liver oil Cod
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Cod liver oil Cod
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet Equal
Low glycemic index diet Equal

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
1125
Cod liver oil
398
Cod
Mineral Summary Score
0
Cod liver oil
19
Cod

Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Cod
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +∞%
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Potassium +∞%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Copper +∞%
Contains more Zinc +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +∞%
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Potassium +∞%
Contains more Magnesium +∞%
Contains more Copper +∞%
Contains more Zinc +∞%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Cod
Contains more Vitamin D +27677.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +249900%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +27677.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +249900%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Protein
0%
Cod liver oil
107%
Cod
Carbohydrates
0%
Cod liver oil
0%
Cod
Fats
462%
Cod liver oil
3%
Cod

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Cod liver oil Cod Opinion
Calories 902 82 Cod liver oil
Protein 0 17.81 Cod
Fats 100 0.67 Cod liver oil
Vitamin C 0 1 Cod
Carbs 0 0
Cholesterol 570 43 Cod
Vitamin D 10000 36 Cod liver oil
Iron 0 0.38 Cod
Calcium 0 16 Cod
Potassium 0 413 Cod
Magnesium 0 32 Cod
Sugars 0 Cod
Fiber 0 0
Copper 0 0.028 Cod
Zinc 0 0.45 Cod
Starch
Phosphorus 0 203 Cod
Sodium 0 54 Cod liver oil
Vitamin A 100000 40 Cod liver oil
Vitamin E 0.64 Cod
Vitamin D 250 0.9 Cod liver oil
Vitamin B1 0.076 Cod
Vitamin B2 0 0.065 Cod
Vitamin B3 0 2.063 Cod
Vitamin B5 0 153 Cod
Vitamin B6 0 0.245 Cod
Vitamin B12 0 0.91 Cod
Vitamin K 0.1 Cod
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 22.608 0.131 Cod
Monounsaturated Fat 46.711 0.094 Cod liver oil
Polyunsaturated fat 22.541 0.231 Cod liver oil
Tryptophan 0.199 Cod
Threonine 0.781 Cod
Isoleucine 0.821 Cod
Leucine 1.447 Cod
Lysine 1.635 Cod
Methionine 0.527 Cod
Phenylalanine 0.695 Cod
Valine 0.917 Cod
Histidine 0.524 Cod
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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